Is slow growth America’s new normal?

The story economists have been telling you for years now is that the U.S. economy just can’t catch a break. But what if, as some economists think, this is our new normal?

By Jim Tankersley March 2, 2013

Economists think minimum wage is worth it

The IGM Forum, which is run by the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, polled top economists on the middle wage. They think it has some downsides, but is worth it.

By Ezra Klein February 27, 2013